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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists


$18.95 USD ($25.95 CAD)

  • Age range: 0 and up
  • Pages: 522 pp.
  • Size: 5.5 x 8.25
  • FormatPaperback
  • On Sale: September 1, 2010
  • ISBN 13: 9781607101802

Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the Bathroom Reader’s best-selling history series. These 508 pages will breathe life into history’s most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, some quick takes on must-know topics that will reveal the surprising connections among history’s greatest–and strangest–events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will love this fun format. Here’s what you’ll find in this great book:
* 2 famous pioneering trails
* 3 one-armed men who lent a hand
* 4 famous folks who literally died laughing
* 5 horrifying medieval punishments
* 6 photographic firsts
* 7 hotel rooms where history was made
* 8 disgusting secret ingredients
* 9 famous trains
* 10 places you can’t go
* 11 disasters that changed the world
* 12 fast food firsts
 And much, much more!

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